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Blazers waive Brendan Haywood as expected

When the Blazers acquired Brendan Haywood as part of the trade with the Cavaliers that also netted them Mike Miller and two second-round draft picks in exchange for cash considerations, it was never expected he'd remain on the roster.It's not surprising, then, that Portland waived Haywood on Thursday, which the team announced via official release.Haywood had an unusual contract by...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Haywood Waived By Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood. Portland acquired Haywood, guard Mike Miller and two future second round draft picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 27 in exchange for cash considerations. Haywood's contract was non-guaranteed.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Might Not Be Done Making Lopsided Trades

The Portland Trail Blazers continued their busy offseason this past weekend with a trade that brought over Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller and two future second-round picks. The move itself was designed to acquire assets (neither Haywood nor Miller will likely ever suit up in Rip City), but the real story here isn’t what the team received, but what it gave up. The Blazers officially...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Players the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Be Looking to Target with the $13.4M Trade Exception

The Cleveland Cavaliers recently dealt center Brendan Haywood and small forward Mike Miller along with two second-round draft picks to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this unique deal, the Cavaliers did not get any players or draft picks in return. Instead, they acquired two traded player exceptions, one worth $10.5 million and the other worth $2.94 million. In addition, the Cavs...
Via Cavaliers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What can the Cavs do with a trade exception?

The Cleveland Cavaliers created two trade exceptions through trading Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. The moves created trade exceptions for $10.5 million and $2.85 million that can be used to acquire players over the next calendar year. A trade exception can be used to acquire more salary than a team sends away via trade as long as the difference in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a could of second-round picks in order to help sweeten the deal as it is believed that neither...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dunc'd On Podcast: Dan Feldman On Recent Offseason Moves

Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) joins Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) to discuss recent offseason transactions, including the Ty Lawson and Brendan Haywood trades. Duncan and Feldman also take listener questions. Click here to listen or download. Subscribe on iTunes or via the XML feed.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT: - Boston's mayor delivers a harsh blow to the city's effort to host the 2024 Games. He insists he won't sign any document putting ''one dollar of taxpayer money on the line for one penny of overruns on the Olympics.'' - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - IOC President...
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Portland smart to take on Haywood, Mike Miller contracts

Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller aren’t going to help the Portland Trail Blazers on the court, but the franchise was smart to acquire the pair of veterans. In truth, Portland was smart to add them, simply so it could get rid of them. After losing LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Robin Lopez in free agency and trading Nicolas Batum during the offseason, the Trail Blazers will...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to Haywood and $2.8 million to Miller,...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs create two trade exceptions through trade

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
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Cavs create two trade exceptions through reported deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Cavs trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers trade LeBron James biggest fan

David Richard-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to trade Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers to create future options. The Cavs will create two trade exceptions with the move, one for $10.5 million and the other for $2.94 million. The Cavs will also receive cash in the deal, according to ESPN...
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Sources: Cavs ship pair of veterans to Portland with eye to future

The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to build for a return trip to the NBA Finals -- and they hope a win in the series this time around -- and on Sunday they added something every title contender could always use. Cap flexibility. League sources have told Yahoo Sports!/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski that the Cavs have traded veterans Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the...
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Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Trail Blazers

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading Brendan Hayword’s contract and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Cleveland finally unloads the Haywood contract, bringing back a trade exception. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Cleveland gains a $13.35M trade exception in the deal. The Cavs will have one year to use...
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Cavs News: Cavaliers Trade Mike Miller and Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

According to multiple sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded two veterans in guard/forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers for two second-round draft picks. Cleveland has traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to Portland, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Having traded two players...
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Cavs trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, picks to Blazers for trade exceptions

The Cavs have finally found a taker for Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract. The minor shocker is that they’ve traded away Mike Miller as part of the deal. Per the NBA’s chief news breaker, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers have traded Haywood and Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers along with two future second-round picks. The Cavaliers...
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Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Haywood's contract is non-guaranteed for the 15-16 season. Portland will send two second round picks to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were unable to find a suitable trade using Haywood's contract and will instead have a traded player exception that can be used later.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Kaun Make A Difference In Cleveland?

Sasha Kaun might provide depth down low for the Cavaliers in 2015-16. Though it appears a Brendan Haywood trade must happen before any more dominoes start to fall in Cleveland this summer, the Cavs have accomplished a great deal already this off-season. Having signed Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson, Cleveland added two sharpshooting veterans who will give the team a much-needed...
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Cavs Trade Second-Round Pick Rakeem Christmas To The Pacers

ESPN is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers have dealt Rakeem Christmas, this year’s No. 36 pick, to the Indiana Pacers for a future 2nd round pick. The Pacers just announced the Cavs have traded them Cuse product Rakeem Christmas for a 2019 2nd Rd pick. — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) July 23, 2015 Brian Windhorst is reporting that the Christmas trade may be part of a larger...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Expected to Trade Brendan Haywood to 76ers or Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have finally found two suitors willing to acquire Brendan Haywood through trade. Related: 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Contract Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are expected to trade Haywood and his $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Philadelphia 76ers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Likely To Settle For TPE In Exchange For Haywood's Contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers hope to soon trade Brendan Haywood for a traded player exception. The Cavaliers have shopped the non-guaranteed contract of Haywood around the NBA, including talks with the Brooklyn Nets on Joe Johnson. They haven't been able to find a deal to their liking and could instead trade Haywood for a traded player exception. The Cavs used a trade exception they created...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers are working out a deal to send Brendan Haywood to Portland

The Portland Trailblazers are in a serious need for some big men for the upcoming season. After watching Robin Lopez and LaMarcus Aldridge leave in free agency, the Trailblazers are starting over from scratch. With the team in dire need for some bigs, the Cleveland Cavaliers might be willing to help them out. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the Cavaliers are working...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Interested in Trading Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to trade Brendan Haywood’s contract for weeks. They may have finally found a suitor. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are interested in trading Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this trade scenario, the Cavs would get a trade exception that could be used during the season to acquire a player. The Blazers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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